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    September 15, 2014 @ 11:20 pm

    BTL #123 - LIPSTICK ON A TRACK - 9/15/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. The Palin family’s extracurriculars prove that you can put lipstick on a drunk shirtless man giving the finger to everybody, but it’s still a Track Palin

    2. The US may or may not be at war with ISIS, but it’s definitely at war with itself over foreign policy semantics

    3. Left-wing “money for schools, not for war” demand takes on bizarrely literal meaning

    4. America learns an important lesson: refusing to acknowledge a political opponent named Zephyr Teachout is a fool’s errand

    5. Hillary Clinton proves she’s running for president by pretending to believe “steak frys” are a real thing

    6. CNN was right all along- you definitely will die of ebola

    7. Like your 13 year-old cousin, Mark Sanford breaks up with his girlfriend on Facebook.

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    July 28, 2014 @ 11:41 pm

    BTL #118 - RIGHT TO REMAIN PARANOID - 7/29/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Israel so over it that Kerry’s not even able to set a date for his next meeting about a meeting


    2. A heads up for deal-seekers: Algeria is another nation in the grips of a disappearing aircraft crisis


    3. In VA reform fight, entirely reasonable bill supported by Socialists and non-Socialists alike makes its way into rainbow and healthcare-hating Tea Party territory


    4. Obama will be impeached for doing productive things while being criticized for not doing productive things under new Ted-Cruz approved GOP plan


    5. Sen. Chuck schumes his way into the primary jungle and pisses off the natives


    6. Sarah Palin is launching a network offering countless images of an automaton with her face shaking hands with white people of all weights and ages


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    June 22, 2014 @ 10:53 pm

    BTL #113 - BRATING LIKE YOU MEAN IT - 6/23/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1.  Rand Paul continues his terrifying sense-making tour even when challenged by evil robot-man Dick Cheney on Iraq


    2.  Vladimir Putin would make a great Hollywood agent!  We explain why.


    3.  Undocumented children now getting the state fair livestock treatment in Arizona warehouse


    4.  Find who’s David Brating and where this primary season!


    5.  The Clintons and the Obamas gear up for modern political tragedy of Shakespearean proportions, all over that damn golf game


    6.  The return of Sinkhole Radio, World Cup Edition


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    June 1, 2014 @ 10:01 pm

    BTL #110 - MANLY CHOICES - 6/2/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. After starting an illegal war, Republicans are suddenly re-concerned about the rule of law after Obama’s renegade prisoner exchange


    2. Resignation fever sweeps the Obama administration


    3. GOP still in denial about the lack of jobs that will be available after the world ends due to climate change


    4. This week on Hillary Pillory: Clinton makes some hard choices concerning whether or not she wrote her own book


    5. Edward Snowden refuses to heed Kerry’s call to “man up,” continues to make the even manlier choice by living in the terrifying country of Russia


    6. The American Family Association lives in fear of their gay sympathizing friends, hatches plans to combat them using the postal service


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    January 27, 2014 @ 12:29 am

    BTL #94 - THE HOUSE THAT UNCLE SUGAR BUILT - 1/27/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1.  GOP bogeyman Uncle Sugar will turn your daughter into a sex-crazed birth control addict.  Thanks for the warning, Hucky.


    2. This week on Hillary Pillory: Planet Hillary shoots into orbit, prepares for war with Klingons, Rand Paul.


    3.  Obamacare sign-ups surge, giving the GOP plenty to remain seated for at this week’s State of the Union speech.


    4. Note to McDonnell and D’Souza, if you’re caught committing a blatant crime, it’s not a liberal witch hunt, it’s just American justice.


    5.  Ashley Wagner’s mother feels way too comfortable going to the Sochi Olympics, terrorist threat or not.


    6.  Unfortunately, Roman peace doves are poorly trained in the art of bird war.


    7.  Justin Bieber is arrested during the internet’s most excruciatingly slow drag race.


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    November 12, 2013 @ 12:06 pm

    BTL #86 - ENDA DAYS - 11/11/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Election Day provides wins for progressives, the Clinton mafia, and rude blowhards


    2. Senate’s ENDA bill moves forward, straight into John Boehner’s “never gonna happen” pile


    3. This months’ jobs numbers are fake, but we’ll tell them to you anyway


    4.  The first segment in our sports series: “Big Brain Sports” with Erica Bardin. Download the extended segment here!


    5. U.S.’s beloved waiting-till-later strategy fails to deliver results in nuclear talks with Iran


    6.  Benghazi is still not a scandal.  We explain why.


    9. A special election day edition of Hillary Pillory


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    August 11, 2013 @ 10:08 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #73 - HILLARY PILLORY - 8/12/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. NSA showdown scorecard: Snowden 1, Obama 0


    2. From Larry Summers to Putin’s posture problems, Obama covers it all in his pre-vacation press conference


    3. Our special guest Mike Nuttal joins us for a discussion of the 2016 presidential contenders


    4. If we had a dollar for every time this was in the rundown we’d be rich...Steve King’s racist!


    5. Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post, journalism continues to face an uncertain future


    6. This week in pot meet kettle...Rush Limbaugh calls Oprah Winfrey fat


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    December 2, 2012 @ 10:51 pm

    Brain Trust Live #39 - 12/3/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. A Fiscal Cliff Deal Is Getting Made, Despite Infuriatingly Rampant Posturing

    2. The Turkey Chili Summit:  Probably the Last Time Obama and Romney Will Ever Speak.  And To That, We Say, Good Riddance Mittens.

    3. Republicans Shed Their Love of Tokenism to Appoint Almost All White Men to Committee Chairmanships

    4. It’s The Duckiest Lame Duck Session Yet!

    5. Good news!  It’s Not a Gene That Makes You Gay, It’s a...Succubus Demon?

    6. The US Votes Against Palestinian Vote in the UN With New, Equally Lame Coalition of the Willing

    7. Ablow Joins O’Reilly In Talking Through Existential Crisis Over Popularity of Gangnam Style

    8. Sinkholes.  Coming To A Town Near You.

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    November 12, 2012 @ 8:06 am

    Brain Trust Live #36 - 11/12/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. How We Were Right About Literally Every Result in the Election

    2. Republicans in Total Shock at Their Epic Loss, Despite Pervasive Mathematical Evidence Reporting Exactly What Would Happen Last Tuesday

    3. Big Election Winners: Nate Silver and the Senate Democrats.  Big Election Losers:  Karl Rove and the Republican Rape Caucus.

    4. Allen West is no More.  A Win For America, but a Loss For Comedy.

    5. Tax Shenanigans Start Up As Soon As Results Are In.  If We Never Have to Say Fiscal Cliff Again, It Will Be Too Soon.

    6. Some Boring Sex Scandal.  Word To The Wise: Don’t Have An Affair With Your Biographer.  They Might Just Know Your Email Password.

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    November 4, 2012 @ 8:33 pm

    Brain Trust Live #35 - 11/5/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Hurricane Sandy: A Not-Funny Thing That Happened This Week

    2. Christie and Obama Embark on Bro-mance While Romney Desperately Organizes Fake Relief Efforts From Ohio (But Don’t Worry, He’s Not Campaigning!)

    3. Election Day 2012 Is…7 Days Closer Than It Was Last Week!  AHHHHHHH!

    4. Obama Finds New Enthusiasm in Loins as Romney Campaign “Stalls” in Jeep Ad Debacle

    5. An Update on the Insane Republican Congressional Clown Posse

    6. The Non-Partisan Tax Report Republicans Don’t Want You To See…And Therefore Stopped You From Seeing

    7. Listen To Us National Progressive Talk Radio at: www.nptr.net!

    MAKE SURE TO VOTE ON TUESDAY!

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